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West Japan Railway Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.48 (+2.45 %)
(As of 02/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $61.93
50-Day Range
MA: $55.68
52-Week Range
Now: $61.93
Volume8,155 shs
Average Volume4,829 shs
Market Capitalization$11.85 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.16%
West Japan Railway Company provides passenger railway transport services in Japan. The company operates through Transportation Operations, Retail Business, Real Estate Business, and Other Businesses segments. It operates a route length of 4,903.1 kilometers, comprising Shinkansen route of 812.6 kilometers and conventional lines of 4,090.5 kilometers; and 1,174 stations, as well as bus and ferry services. The company also engages in the selling of goods and food services; wholesaling; and other retail businesses. It is also involved in the operation of department stores, convenience stores, restaurants, souvenir shops, shopping centers, and others; selling and leasing of real estate; hotel; credit cards and electronic money; and car rental, travel, machinery and equipment installation, rolling stock and equipment, electrical contracting, electrical equipment, civil engineering and construction consulting, construction, information services, advertising, cleaning and maintenance, and other businesses. West Japan Railway Company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Freight transportation arrangement
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$13.84 billion
Cash Flow$17.30 per share
Book Value$58.81 per share


Net Income$822.30 million


Market Cap$11.85 billion
Next Earnings Date2/26/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable


Overall MarketRank

0.90 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

149th out of 240 stocks

Freight Transportation Arrangement Industry

8th out of 11 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+1.48 (+2.45 %)
(As of 02/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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West Japan Railway (OTCMKTS:WJRYY) Frequently Asked Questions

Is West Japan Railway a buy right now?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for West Japan Railway in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" West Japan Railway stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in WJRYY, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than West Japan Railway?

Wall Street analysts have given West Japan Railway a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but West Japan Railway wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting West Japan Railway?

West Japan Railway saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 7,200 shares, an increase of 46.9% from the January 14th total of 4,900 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 7,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.0 days.
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When is West Japan Railway's next earnings date?

West Japan Railway is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 26th 2021.
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How has West Japan Railway's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

West Japan Railway's stock was trading at $61.44 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WJRYY stock has increased by 0.8% and is now trading at $61.93.
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Is West Japan Railway a good dividend stock?

West Japan Railway pays an annual dividend of $0.70 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.16%. The dividend payout ratio of West Japan Railway is 15.05%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, West Japan Railway will have a dividend payout ratio of 46.05% next year. This indicates that West Japan Railway will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has West Japan Railway issued on next quarter's earnings?

West Japan Railway updated its FY 2021 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, January, 28th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of -12.01--12.01 for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $8.804-8.804 billion.

Who are West Japan Railway's key executives?

West Japan Railway's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Tatsuo Kijima, Pres, Exec. Officer & Representative Director
  • Yutaka Nakanishi, Exec. Officer & GM of Fin. Department
  • Makoto Kitano, Exec. Officer & GM of Corp. Communications Department
  • Hiroshi Muro, Exec. Officer & Sr. GM of Marketing Dept. - Railway Operations Headquarters
  • Ushio Kurahara, Exec. Officer & GM of Personnel Department
  • Mr. Kazuaki Hasegawa, VP, Exec. Officer, Sr. GM of Bus. Devel. Headquarters & Representative Director
  • Mr. Shoji Kurasaka, Sr. Managing Exec. Officer, GM of Gen. Affairs Department & Director
  • Mr. Fumito Ogata, Chief Safety Officer, Exec. Officer, VP, Sr. GM of Railway Operations Headquarters & Director
  • Mr. Atsushi Sugioka, Sr. Exec. Officer, Sr. GM of Corp. Planning Headquarters, IT Headquarters & Director (Age 65)
  • Keijiro Nakamura, Sr. Exec. Officer, Dep. Sr, GM of Railway Ops. Headquarters, GM of Transport Safety Dept. & Director

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What is West Japan Railway's stock symbol?

West Japan Railway trades on the OTCMKTS under the ticker symbol "WJRYY."

How do I buy shares of West Japan Railway?

Shares of WJRYY can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is West Japan Railway's stock price today?

One share of WJRYY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $61.93.

How much money does West Japan Railway make?

West Japan Railway has a market capitalization of $11.85 billion and generates $13.84 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $822.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.65 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does West Japan Railway have?

West Japan Railway employs 48,323 workers across the globe.

What is West Japan Railway's official website?

The official website for West Japan Railway is www.westjr.co.jp.

Where are West Japan Railway's headquarters?

West Japan Railway is headquartered at 4-24 Shibata 2-chome Kita-ku, Osaka M0, 530-8341.

How can I contact West Japan Railway?

West Japan Railway's mailing address is 4-24 Shibata 2-chome Kita-ku, Osaka M0, 530-8341. The company can be reached via phone at 816-6375-8981 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 2/25/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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